Tuesday 19 April 1988
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Where Do Broken Hearts Go by Whitney Houston.
In UK Heart by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits.
Above the Law, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988
while The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 April 1988 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Ellie Mecham: YouTube Star.
- Luka Karabatic: French giant handballer of Serbian-Croatian descent, accused to have bet the defeat of his club (MAHB Montpellier) in 2012.
- Enrique Esqueda: Mexican footballer.
- Haruna Kojima: Japanese singer and actress (AKB48 and no3b).
- Saya Yūki: Japanese actress.
- Kwon Ki-ok: first Korean female pilot (Born 1901).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1988 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go
- INXS - Devil Inside
- Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car
- Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well
- Pebbles - Girlfriend
- Aerosmith - Angel
- Tiffany - I Saw Him Standing There
- Gloria Estefan - Anything For You
- Natalie Cole - Pink Cadillac
- Taylor Dayne - Prove Your Love
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